IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue. Kolkata Knight Riders will face Rajasthan Royals in their next encounter of IPL 2021. It will be KKR’s final group stage match, which takes place on October 7 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
KKR currently takes the 4th spot in the IPL 2021 points table with 12 points. Kolkata Knight Riders have played 13 matches in the tournament so far. The team have won 6 games and lost 7 out of 13. In their previous encounter, KKR defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 6 wickets.
Batting first, KKR restricted SRH to just 115-8 in 20 overs. For KKR, Kane Williamson hit 26 runs while Abdul Samad scored 25. Rest batsmen got out for low scores. KKR’s Tim Southee, Shivam Mavi, and Varun Chakravarthy picked 2 wickets each while Shakib Al Hasan got 1 wicket.
During the chase, KKR opener Shubman Gill hit a half-century, scoring 57 off 51 balls. Then, Nitish Rana’s 25 and Dinesh Karthik’s 18 confirmed the victory for KKR in the end by 6 wickets. For SRH, Jason Holder picked 2 wickets while Rashid Khan and Siddarth Kaul got 1 wicket each. With the victory, KKR have inched closer to the playoff’s berth but have not confirmed it yet.
For KKR, Rahul Tripathi is the highest run-getter, with 356 runs in 12 innings. In addition, he has hit 2 half-centuries. He is followed by Nitish Rana, who has mustered 335 runs in 12 innings. In bowling, Varun Chakravarthy has scalped most wickets for the team. He has picked 15 wickets in 13 games at an average of 23.33. Below we talk about Kolkata Knight Riders’ squad, schedule, updated time, and venue in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders Schedule, Updated Time And Venue
|KKR vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||September 20, 2021||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|KKR vs Mumbai Indians||September 23, 2021||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|KKR vs Chennai Super Kings||September 26, 2021||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|KKR vs Delhi Capitals||September 28, 2021||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|KKR vs Punjab Kings||October 1, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|KKR vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||October 3, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|KKR vs Rajasthan Royals||October 7, 2021||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
Kolkata Knight Riders Updated Squad For UAE Leg
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Kolkata Knight Riders Full Squad
Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Tim Southee.